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Google’s app store for education is being shut down

A little over two years ago, Google launched a version of the Play Store tailored for education in an attempt to push Android tablets into schools. There’s been basically no news about it since — until now, with Google essentially announcing plans to shut down the store. Google tells TechCrunch that in about a month it’ll “no longer sell Google Play for Education ...

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Google’s think tank is transforming into a tech lab called Jigsaw

Alphabet executive chairman Eric Schmidt announced today that Google Ideas, the New York City-based web and policy think tank, is being transformed into a tech incubator named Jigsaw. Schmidt revealed the news in a post on Medium, saying the team will focus on using technology “to tackle the toughest geopolitical challenges, from countering violent extremism to thwarting online censorship to mitigating ...

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